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Burden Quotes and Sayings
Quotes about Burden

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Some things will never seem adequate
no matter how hard we try.
- from the movie White Man's Burden

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Life is about more than today, and more than yourself.
What will your legacy be?
What will your great-grandchildren be told about you?
Creating a legacy does not have to be a burden,
it can be your joy and can create
your satisfaction with living each day.
What kind of world do you want to leave your great-grandchildren?
What can you do today to help create that world?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

With gratitude, all life appears as a blessing -
without gratitude, all of life
is perceived as a burden.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I have decided to stick with love.
Hate is too great a burden to bear.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

 

The burden of the self is lightened when I laugh at myself.
- Rabindranath Tagore

The moment you start seeing life
as non-serious, a playfulness,
all the burden on your heart disappears.
All the fear of death, of life,
of love - everything disappears.
- Osho

Until you've lost your reputation,
you never realize what a burden it was.
- Margaret Mitchell

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To carry each other is not a burden at all
but a kind of privilege.
- Bono

Ever had a bad hair day -
a day when everything seemed to be going wrong?
Perhaps today is a day to soothe your ruffled feathers,
take a deep breath, and reaffirm that
the weight of the world is really not on your shoulders,
unless you choose to assume that burden.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Whenever you choose to carry resentment and hatred,
you are shouldering an immense burden that damages
your happiness, and often your health.
Does it matter that your resentment and hatred are "justified?"
Only you suffer - not the person you resent.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Service to others is only noble when is is a choice
- a free-will gift.
Anything done out of a sense of obligation
or responsibility or duty becomes a burden
rather than a spiritual empowerment.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

This double burden of disease is rapidly putting a
serious brake on the development efforts of many countries.
- Gro Harlem Brundtland

It is with obedience to your call that I take up the
burden of government leadership for the final time.
- Kamisese Mara

There is no lighter burden, nor more agreeable,
than a pen.
- Petrarch

The burden of the past is only, I think,
oppressive when you've got to go on the experience of the avant garde.
- Jonathan Miller

Americans are also feeling the effects of soaring energy prices at the gas pump.
The double burden of these added expenses will be far
too much for many families.
- Russ Carnahan

Brick and mortar businesses - and the communities that depend on them -
cannot continue to bear an unfair sales tax burden
from which their on-line competitors are effectively exempt.
- Bill Delahunt

Remember, the burden of sorrow is doubled when it is borne alone.
- Goran Persson

Plus, 40% of our debt is owned by foreign interest.
I can't support a plan that passes along cost burden
to our children and makes us more reliant on foreign dollars.
- Steve Israel

Rising health care spending occurs because it is beneficial,
not a burden on the economy.
- Robert Hall

If you love your children, if you love your country,
if you love the God of love, clear your hands from slaves,
burden not your children or your country with them.
- Richard V. Allen

Competition in armament, both land and naval,
is not only a terrible burden upon the people,
but I believe it to be one of the greatest menaces
to the peace of the world.
- Frank B. Kellogg

Being Elvis Presley's daughter is a whole lot of pressure.
It's been a constant burden in my life.
- Lisa Marie Presley

We finally sat down and asked ourselves how much of
our lives we wanted to give everybody.
We had just given a little too much,
and it started to become a burden.
- Brian Austin Green

There is no way to ease the burden.
The voyage leads on from harm to harm,
A land of others and of silence.
- Donald Justice

I think there have been some periods when the writing
almost became a bit of a burden.
- Leo Ornstein

Being at the centre of a film is a burden one takes
on with innocence the first time.
Thereafter, you take it on with trepidation.
- Daniel Day Lewis

Let every nation know, whether it wishes us well or ill,
that we shall pay any price, bear any burden,
meet any hardship, support any friend, oppose any foe
to assure the survival and the success of liberty.
- John F. Kennedy

The prosecutor, who is supposed to carry the burden of proof,
really is an author.
- Scott Turow

No one is useless in this world who lightens the burden of it to anyone else.
- Charles Dickens

The most consistent gift and burden of motherhood is advice.
- Susan Chira

The first day one is a guest, the second a burden,
and the third a pest.
- Jean de la Bruyere

What makes loneliness an anguish is not that I have
no one to share my burden,
but this: I have only my own burden to bear.
- Dag Hammarskjold

Gratitude is a burden upon our imperfect nature,
and we are but too willing to ease ourselves of it,
or at least to lighten it as much as we can.
- Philip Stanhope

We want to live at any price; so we cannot burden ourselves with feelings which,
though they might be ornamental enough in peace-time,
would be out of place here.
- Erich Maria Remarque

True patriotism isn't cheap.
It's about taking on a fair share of the burden of keeping America going.
- Robert Reich

The most powerful person is he who is able to do least
himself and burden others most with the things for
which he lends his name and pockets the credit.
- Theodor Adorno

Gratitude is a burden, and every burden is made to be shaken off.
- Denis Diderot

The dreadful burden of having nothing to do.
- Nicolas Boileau

Lay the burden at the feet of the Savior.
- Richard G. Scott

I have found it impossible to carry the heavy burden
of responsibility and to discharge my duties as king
as I would wish to do without the help and support of the woman I love.
- Edward VIII

For the poison of hatred seated near the heart doubles
the burden for the one who suffers the disease;
he is burdened with his own sorrow,
and groans on seeing another's happiness.
- Aeschylus

Hope is like the sun, which, as we journey toward it,
casts the shadow of our burden behind us.
- Samuel Smiles

I did all the work at the beginning up until the point
where I couldn't handle the increasingly heavy art production burden alone.
I needed, and got, assistance.
- Joe Shuster

Every burden is a blessing.
- Walt Kelly

It is my fondest wish that the gift of song that God
has given me will flow from my soul to yours and help
ease any burden that might weigh upon you.
- Bobby Womack

If the past has been an obstacle and a burden,
knowledge of the past is the safest and the surest emancipation.
- John Acton

Segregation was a burden for many blacks,
because the end of the civil war and the amendments
added to the constitution elevated expectations beyond
reality in some respects.
- Ed Smith

The yoke you wear determines the burden you bear.
- Edwin Louis Cole

What makes old age hard to bear is not the failing of one's faculties,
mental and physical, but the burden of one's memories.
- W. Somerset Maugham

No burden is so heavy for a man to bear as a succession of happy days.
- Max Planck

Placing on writers the responsibility to represent
a culture is an onerous burden.
- Amy Tan

Tranquil pleasures last the longest;
we are not fitted to bear the burden of great joys.
- Christian Nestell Bovee

Please believe that I do this because I am convinced
that my illness cannot be helped for any length of
time and I cannot bear to be a burden on anyone any longer.
- Susannah McCorkle

A diagnosis is burden enough without being burdened by secrecy and shame.
- Jane Pauley

Life is like unto a long journey with a heavy burden.
- Ieyasu Tokugawa

While there are many influences on gas prices in America,
I believe the passage of a national energy bill will
help relieve this burden on our country.
- Paul Gillmor

Prejudice is a burden that confuses the past,
threatens the future and renders the present inaccessible.
- Maya Angelou

History is not a burden on the memory but an illumination of the soul.
- Lord Acton

All communities have a right to clean water.
The taxpayers of Pueblo should not have to carry the
burden of the clean up cost simply because they live downstream.
- John Salazar

The truest help we can render an afflicted man is not
to take his burden from him,
but to call out his best energy, that he may be able to bear the burden.
- Phillips Brooks

The natural movement of one's soul is upwards.
But just as any object is dragged down when a heavy weight is tied to it,
the burden of the body drags down the soul.
- Vinoba Bhave

People expect a lot more from someone they think looks interesting.
It's a burden.
- Catherine Deneuve

Questions are a burden to others; answers are a prison for oneself.
- Patrick McGoohan

Any concern too small to be turned into a prayer is
too small to be made into a burden.
- Corrie Ten Boom

Do not free the camel of the burden of his hump;
you may be freeing him from being a camel.
- M. Kathleen Casey

None knows the weight of another's burden.
- George Herbert

The United States has the burden to lead for peace.
And not just peace - we need peace with justice,
a much harder goal.
- Jeff Sessions

To the extent that I considered the personal burden
of harming the people who had trusted me,
plus the Agency, or the United States,
I wasn't processing that.
- Aldrich Ames

The burden of disease falls on the poor.
- Gro Harlem Brundtland

One of the reasons, surely, why women have been credited
with less perfect veracity than men is that the burden
of conventional falsehood falls chiefly on them.
- Katharine Fullerton Gerould


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